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CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek CSD Superintendent Ted Ihns gave a presentation to Cresco City Council members on Oct. 7 on the changes and updates planned if the $23.6 million bond issue passes at the Nov. 5 election. Ihns started off by explaining the high school was built for $2.1 million around 1968...
CRESCO - Though she possesses long, flowing brown hair and a winning smile, Payge Duerre never aspired to take part in a beauty pageant. So, it came as a shock to both herself and to those who knew her when she applied to compete in the Miss Iowa pageant. “It surprised everyone because I’m...
CRESCO - Current and former agricultural workers and farmers, along with their immediate family members, are eligible for reduced cost or free basic medical care at a clinic being held at the Cresco Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from noon to 7 p.m.   Services offered are similar to those at...
Sept. 3, 1922 — Oct. 2, 2019   ALEXANDRIA - Luverne Marion Adams, age 97, of Alexandria, Minn., passed away on Oct. 2, 2019 at Omaha, Neb. Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at Alexandria United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Taylor officiating. Interment was at the Kinkead...
LIME SPRINGS - Every town needs some newcomers like Richard and Angie Cottrell.  Sure, they have a little gray hair. Don’t most of us? Sure, they talk funny. It’s that southeastern accent that is fun to listen to. Sure, they live in one of the largest structures in town. They purchased the old Lime...
HOWARD COUNTY - If you are from Iowa, you have certainly heard the term “Iowa Nice” and probably felt a tinge of pride. Iowa Nice is a label given to describe, well, the niceness of most Iowans.  Out-of-staters who ride RAGBRAI have noticed it and spread the word. Scott Siepker has made numerous...
CRESCO - State Auditor Rob Sand (Democrat) visited Cresco on Oct. 1, updating locals on what his office has been doing since he took over in January. Sand, a native of Decorah, is all about promoting efficiency. “That is probably what pushed me to run for State Auditor,” he said.  Since then, he...
LIME SPRINGS - The nuisance property at 118, E. Jackson St. in Lime Springs has been removed from future agendas after being under discussion for several years. At the Oct. 1 Council meeting, Jeff Harden, friend and contractor for Walter Hoopman, advised council he felt he has complied with wishes...
Vernon Road / Valley Avenue, from inside Cresco city limits to just south of 115th Street, is closed to begin construction of a PCC Overlay. The total amount of concrete paving is 1.25 miles
CHESTER - The 1901 building that has housed the Chester Post Office since 1941 is under an emergency suspension according to the United States Postal Service.  It was due to building safety and health concerns. Starting on Saturday, Oct. 5, the office was temporarily located at Lime Springs. “It is...

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